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 By JNS    News    May 14, 2021

Rivlin taps Yair Lapid

(JNS) - Israel's President Reuven Rivlin has announced that Yair Lapid will now receive the mandate to form the country's next government. Rivlin made the announcement in a televised statement from...

 
 By JNS staff    News    March 26, 2021

Netanyahu wins but may not be able to form a coalition

The fourth attempt in two years to unseat embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears to have failed once again, with Netanyahu securing his largest-ever electoral victory over his...

 
 By JNS Staff    News    March 13, 2020

Bipartisan 'foundation' on Israel in danger

(JNS) WASHINGTON—The theme of this year’s AIPAC Policy Conference was billed as “Today. Tomorrow. Together,” the essence of which seemed to be lost in all the political noise associated with 2020 Democratic presidential candidates deciding... Full story

 
 By JNS Staff    News    March 13, 2020

Boston's Federation honors activist with ties to IfNotNow

(JNS)-The Boston-based Jewish Federation, Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP), recently honored a local activist with ties to the anti-Israel group IfNotNow. Nadav David is listed as one of CJP's... Full story

 
 By JNS.org    News    February 9, 2018

Obama defends 2016 absention on anti-Israel UN resolution

Former President Barack Obama this week defended his controversial decision to allow a December 2016 United Nations Security Council resolution condemning Israel’s presence in eastern Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria to pass in the waning days of... Full story

 

Ringo Starr to Israel: 'I want to hold your hand'

Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr has announced that he will perform in Israel next June with his band as part of a 2018 European tour. Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band includes fellow rock... Full story

 
 By JNS.org    News    December 8, 2017

In landmark move, Florida village adopts State Department's definition of anti-Semitism

Bal Harbour, Fla., is best known as a popular destination for snowbirds. With a population ranging from 2,500-8,000, depending on the time of the year, it’s hard to believe that this small oceanside village, 30 minutes north of Miami, is now a... Full story

 

Mexico to stop supporting Palestinians

Mexico has reportedly announced that it will change its voting strategy at the United Nations (UN) and other international bodies by stopping to vote in favor of the Palestinians. According to Israel’s Yedioth Ahronoth daily, Mexican Foreign... Full story

 

Lebanese beauty queen stripped of title for visiting Israel

The winner of a Lebanese beauty pageant has been stripped of her title after it was revealed she had visited Israel. Dual Swedish-Lebanese citizen Amanda Hanna, who won the Miss Lebanon Emigrant 2017... Full story

 
 By JNS.org    Features    December 4, 2015

Refresh your Chanukah dessert table with pastry chef Paula Shoyer

It is a truth universally acknowledged that... we can never get tired of Chanukah latkes and sufganiyot (the holiday's deep-fried jelly doughnuts). But there's no harm in adding some culinary variety... Full story

 
 By JNS.org    Features    September 11, 2015

Hold the champagne and say hello to these unique Rosh Hashanah drinks

Tradition dictates a glass of champagne on the secular New Year. But what can give you a nice buzz to celebrate the Jewish New Year? These Rosh Hashanah drinks from "Queen of Kosher" Jaime Geller's... Full story

 

IDF responds to escalated attacks

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) launched "Operation Protective Edge" in Gaza after at least 80 rockets and mortar shells were fired at Israel on Monday night. Above Netivot and Ashdod, the Iron Dome... Full story

 
 By JNS    News    May 10, 2013

In Syria, reports of Israeli strike on chemical weapons site and increasing Islamic control of rebels

After the United States revealed that it now believes Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has used chemical weapons against rebel forces, the Israel Air Force reportedly struck a Syrian chemical weapons... Full story

 

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